Govt. of Meghalaya

State Merit Scholarship (Meghalaya) General

In order to provide opportunities to meritorious students studying in Educational institutions in the State of Meghalaya for studies in Higher Education, the Government of Meghalaya started the scholarship scheme namely State Merit scholarship. Now the scheme aims at providing scholarship in the form of financial assistance to meritorious but poor students from class 12th to post graduation level. The scheme will help directly and indirectly to the meritorious students to get their ambition and achieve dreams due to that scholarship there will be lesser financial burden of fees and other expenses which requires for getting education.  Those candidates belongs to Meghalaya state are eligible for getting benefits under this scheme by qualifying the eligibility criteria.

Benefits of State Merit Scholarship (Meghalaya) General:

  • Junior Merit Scholarship for General Students – No. of scholarship – 25 at the rate of Rs. 200 per month
  • Senior Merit Scholarship for General Students – No. of scholarship – 25 at the rate of Rs. 250 per month
  • Post Graduate Merit Scholarship for General Students – No. of scholarship – 05 at the rate of Rs. 400 per month
  • Post Graduate Research Merit Scholarship for General Students – No. of scholarship – 08 at the rate of Rs. 1000 per month

Required eligibility and conditions for applying State Merit Scholarship (Meghalaya) General: 

  1. Student should be permanent resident of Meghalaya
  2. Student should be satisfactorily perusing in the prescribed course of study in a recognized school/college of Meghalaya
  3. Student has been regular in his/her attendance and has passed the examination in the first attempt
  4. Student should not be migrated from one institution to another within two years preceding the pre-University examination
  5. Student who have passed qualifying examinations in a year prior to the year award of scholarship will not be eligible
  6. Student should not be employed in Government or non-Government establishment
  7. Student should not be repeater in the same class for more than once

Document required for applying State Merit Scholarship (Meghalaya) General:

  1. Domicile certificate
  2. Income certificate
  3. Residence proof
  4. Aadhar card
  5. Bank Details e.g. IFSC code, MICR code, Account number, Account holder name, Branch name
  6. School Mark sheets and certificates
  7. Bonafide certificate
  8. Passport size photograph

 Application Procedure:

  1. Applicants can either download the forms from the website; or collect from their own institutions or from the Directorate of Higher and Technical Education, Scholarship Branch
  2. All the students submitting the application forms should submit along with the soft copy
  3. Students should submit the application form with all documents to the head of the institute

Contact Details:

  1. Candidate can contact to the institute where he/she pursuing education
  2. Student can contact to the office of director of higher and technical education Meghalaya, Shillong

References & Details:

  1. For more information and application form student can visit the following links
  2. http://megeducation.gov.in/dhte/scholarship/schemes/schstate-general.html
  3. http://megeducation.gov.in/dhte/scholarship/forms/11state_merit.pdf
  4. http://meghalaya.gov.in/megportal/scheme/data_view1/17495
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